sickle


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Synonyms for sickle

an edge tool for cutting grass or crops

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There was nothing in the way of fighting that Kala Nag, the old wise Black Snake, did not know, for he had stood up more than once in his time to the charge of the wounded tiger, and, curling up his soft trunk to be out of harm's way, had knocked the springing brute sideways in mid-air with a quick sickle cut of his head, that he had invented all by himself; had knocked him over, and kneeled upon him with his huge knees till the life went out with a gasp and a howl, and there was only a fluffy striped thing on the ground for Kala Nag to pull by the tail.
Companions, the creator seeketh, and such as know how to whet their sickles.
571-581) But when the House-carrier (26) climbs up the plants from the earth to escape the Pleiades, then it is no longer the season for digging vineyards, but to whet your sickles and rouse up your slaves.
Time was when travel-stained pilgrims rode in clattering parties through the city's welcome shades; time is when wayfarers, leading a gipsy life between haymaking time and harvest, and looking as if they were just made of the dust of the earth, so very dusty are they, lounge about on cool door-steps, trying to mend their unmendable shoes, or giving them to the city kennels as a hopeless job, and seeking others in the bundles that they carry, along with their yet unused sickles swathed in bands of straw.
He wrought also a field of harvest corn, and the reapers were reaping with sharp sickles in their hands.
M2 PHARMA-March 13, 2018-EMA Validates Emmaus' MAA for Xyndari (oral glutamine) Sickle Cell Disease Treatment
Researchers have already tested the gene-editing tool on human sickle cells in the lab and are now working on getting the technique to clinical trials.
Senator Tim Scotts resolution designating September Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month.
Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD] is the first diagnosed disease that was linked to the haemoglobin protein.
SICKLE cell anaemia patients are putting their lives at risk by fasting during Ramadan, according to a campaigner.
January 19, 2017 -- Scientists are creating an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-based research library that opens the door to priceless sickle cell disease research and novel therapy development.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 1, 2016-Global Blood Therapeutics receives orphan drug designation in Europe for GBT440 for sickle cell disease
WITH NEARLY 100,000 Americans affected by sickle cell disease and estimates that the chronic disorder will impact nearly 30 percent more people worldwide in the next 30 years, providers have joined together to identify gaps in care and priority areas for improvement.
Manama, July 31 (BNA): Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Mutawa received here today the Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care Chairman, Zakariya Al-Kadhem, and several members.
Although the exact number of persons living with sickle cell disease in the United States is unknown, an estimated 100,000 persons in the United States are affected by sickle cell disease (1).